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Good Girl, The
Genre: Comedy Drama

Reviewed In Issue 69 (Feb 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Jennifer Aniston, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Carroll Lynch, Tim Blake Nelson, John C. Reilly, Deborah Rush & Mike White

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
The widescreen side of the DVD-10 includes audio commentary by director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White, scene-specific commentary by Jennifer Anistion, nine deleted scenes with optional director commentary, and an alternate ending montage. Both commentary tracks are also included on the full frame side, but there is an additional three-minute gag reel.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2006061
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Sexuality, some language and drug content
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 93
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 01/07/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Miguel Arteta
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Justine (Aniston) is "The Good Girl" in a small suburban Texas town, who longs for something better in her life...even if she doesn

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a low contrast picture that appears to be perfectly complementary for the simple storytelling. Colors are nicely balanced with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Images are generally sharp and detailed, though some scenes have a softly focused quality. There is a minimal amount of edge enhancement noticed in only a few scenes, and pixelization is only occasionally detected. The picture has an

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